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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 16, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to designate one individual to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to designate Kevin J. Martin, of North Carolina, to be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Martin has served as a Member of the Federal Communications Commission since 2001. He previously served as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House. Prior to joining the Administration, Mr. Martin served on the Bush-Cheney Transition and was Deputy General Counsel for Bush for President. Earlier in his career, he served at the FCC as Legal Advisor to Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth. Prior to that, he worked in the Office of the Independent Counsel and as an associate at the Washington, DC based law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding. Mr. Martin received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina, his master's degree from Duke University, and his J.D. from Harvard University.

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